Believe not much them that seem to despise riches, for they despise them that despair of them.
Francis Bacon, philosopher (1561–1626), Of Riches
If I was as rich as Rockefeller I’d be richer than Rockefeller, because I’d do a bit of window cleaning on the side.
Ronnie Barker, comedian (1929–2005)
Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income.
The Bible, Ecclesiastes 5:10
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
Robert Bosch, industrialist (1861–1942)
I don’t have a problem with guilt about money. The way I see it is that my money represents an enormous number of claim cheques on society. It is like I have these little pieces ...